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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Mobile bay. (search)
The battle of Mobile bay. By Captain J. D. Johnston, C. S. N. Savannah, Ga., September 22nd, 1881. To the Editor of the Southern Historical Magazine: The June number of Scribner's Magazine contains an article under the caption of An August morning with Farragut, which is so replete with misstatements that I feel it incumbent upon me, as the senior living actor in the stirring scenes of that morning, to ask the publication in your valued periodical of such corrections as my personal knod be attested by numerous anecdotes well known to a majority of the senior officers of the present day. Moreover, Drayton's first remark to me, on receiving me on the quarter deck of the Hartford, after the surrender of the Tennessee, was: Well, Johnston, it must be said that you have nobly defended the honor of the Confederate flag to-day, a compliment which I cheerfully relegate to the gallant officer under whose orders I was proudly serving. Lieutenant Kinney states that if Buchanan had po